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Safe Harbor Decides To Purchase Fintech Platform Abaca for $30 Million

Execs at Abaca will join Safe Harbor’s management team. Cannabis financier Safe Harbor Financial (Nasdaq: SHFS) has agreed to acquire Arkansas-based fintech platform Rockview Digital Solutions Inc., which does business as Abaca, for $30 million. Under the agreement, Safe Harbor will combine its financial services and Abaca’s fintech and payment solutions to “create comprehensive and streamlined banking solutions for cannabis …

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Two CBD Cultivars Urbanized In U.S Approved for European Plant Collection

Two new CBD hemp cultivars developed in the United States have been accepted for inclusion in the EU Common Catalogue of Plant Varieties and are being marketed by a Bulgarian company. CBD Seed Europe said €500,000 was invested in developing the varieties, called “Midwest” and “Northwest.” The company claims CBD levels in the cultivars can reach around …

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The Plan For Psychedelics To Antidote Alcoholism

There’s been a steady surge of interest in how and why psychedelics work to potentially cure addiction, especially alcohol addiction, also called alcohol use disorder (AUD). It is becoming one of the more interesting developments that mainstream medicine is watching, as more and more evidence becomes available. In fact, it was LSD that was the …

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Massive Quantities, Fast Methods Requires Hempcrete to Meet Levels in Housing

When I first got involved with attempting to set up an industrial hemp industry in Ireland I spent a lot of time with my colleague Terry Barman in Northern Ireland with people from the collapsing linen industry. There we learned a lot about the processes and technology of turning flax straw into flax fibers suitable …

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Executive at Spotlight: Mr. Doug Chloupek

Juva Life (OTC: JUVAF) is a life sciences research company with an immense background in cannabis, allowing the company to cultivate and to derive small molecule compounds that target inflammation in the human body. Currently Juva Life is working with Juva-019 and Juva-041, which are non-cannabinoid molecules found to be naturally occurring in the cannabis plant. …

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Cannabis Can Aid As “Pick Me Up” Puff

If you are running low on energy and find that a puff or two of cannabis has a “pick-me-up” effect – it turns out that you aren’t alone. Now, a large-scale study seems to validate that cannabinoid effect. The inhalation of cannabis is associated with such a perceived decrease in fatigue, according to data recently published in the journal Medical Cannabis and …

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Feds Ready to Create Task Force to Support Psychedelics Development

The task force would address issues associated with the approval and rollout of medical psychedelics to treat mental health disorders. Earlier this month, the U.S. government took a significant step toward legitimizing psychedelics as a therapeutic treatment by announcing the formation of an interagency task force around the issue. “This is progress!” tweeted Florian Brand, co-founder …

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“It Was a Magical Experience”: Aaron Rodgers Shares How Ayahuasca Helped Him Attain NFL Greatness. Story of a Touch Down Star!

Sports stars are our icons, heroes, and role models. We look to them because we feel they can do the impossible. So, when the star quarterback of Green Bay Packers Aaron Rodgers credits ayahuasca for winning back-to-back MVP awards, you can be sure we listened. You may be wondering how true this is or if this is …

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Psychedelics Lays an Important Role in Metamodernism

There are stories about how psychedelics changed the minds of entrepreneurs not only seeking enlightenment in the San Francisco Bay Area beginning in the late 60s and early 70s but incorporating their psychedelic visions into business models. There are anecdotal stories about Steve Jobs taking psychedelics to help visualize the design of the iPad and iPhone. And …

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